Monthly Archives: July 2016

Executive Director Caren Dewar Quoted in Star Tribune Article

A recent Star Tribune article on growth trends in the MSP region featured observations from ULI Minnesota Executive Director Caren Dewar. According to estimates from the Metropolitan Council, the urban core cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul are outpacing the growth of most suburban cities following a modest decline at the previous census. “This is part of the national trend of empty nesters and millennials wanting to live in a more urban place where you don’t have to use your car as often or drive as far. They want to be closer to … Read More

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Pollinator Post July 2016

To date, 189,661 Pollinator Gardens have been registered. Help us get to 1,000,000   POLLINATOR POST AN URBAN LAND INSTITUTE MN PERIODIC NEWSLETTER fostering a conversation with MSP community leaders about pollinators #HealthyBeesHealthyCommunities GARDEN MAPPING The Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Is a nationwide call to action to preserve and create landscapes that help revive the health of all pollinators across North America. Let’s promote our efforts in supporting pollinators and participate in something even grander! Register your pollinator garden HERE. (Image above depicts gardens registered in the MSP region.) EDUCATION … Read More

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